This scholarship is available for women from
Asian or African countries affected by natural
disasters, drought or famine.
The Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship was
established in memory of Muriel Dargent
(1967 – 2004), Matthieu Dargent (1997 – 2004),
Iris Dargent (2001 – 2004), and Muriel's
parents, all of whom disappeared in the
December 2004 Tsunami.
A graduate of HEC in 1988, Muriel Dargent
presented a strong role model for young
women, juggling her responsibilities as wife,
mother, and leader. As the Financial Director
of Nihon L'Oreal in Japan, Muriel was fluent in
English, Spanish and Japanese.The Fondation
Rainbow Bridge will enable young women
recipients to enrich their academic background
by obtaining an HEC MBA.
Eligibility: Recipients of this scholarship are
top-caliber female candidates who have been
admitted to the HEC MBA program and who can
demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one
or more of the following areas:
Sustainable development practices
Selection Criteria: Only admitted candidates
can apply for this scholarship. Women applying
must come from an Asian or African country
affected by a natural disaster, drought or
famine. In addition, they must demonstrate a
commitment to solving some of the social and
economic issues affecting their countries while
working for the long-term security of the
people living there.
Essay Question: Please explain in 1,500 words
why you should be named the Fondation
Rainbow Bridge Scholar at the HEC MBA
Program, while identifying your post-MBA
Personal Financial Statement: Applicants
must submit a detailed description of their
financial circumstances as well as a cash-flow
forecast for the 16-month duration at HEC.
Amount of Awards: € 20,000 each
Please note that unfortunately you cannot
apply for this scholarship if admitted after June
15th for the September intake and after
November 26th for the January intake.